Biography

Mark Evans represents owners on a variety of construction matters, including drafting contract documents, defective and/or non-conforming workmanship claims, delay claims and bid disputes. As a former project engineer for the City of Columbus' Construction and Inspection Division, he scheduled and supervised inspectors for various construction projects and managed a $20 million infrastructure installation of sanitary sewers, water lines, roads and bridges. As a structural engineer, Mark performed preliminary layout and estimation of new and existing bulk material handling facilities; designed and engineered structures, including transfer towers, trusses, tunnels and foundations; and inspected existing structures for structural integrity. As a soils and concrete testing technician, he performed pavement coring for testing and conducted field concrete tests and site soil investigations. 

Professional & Community Activities
  • Graduate, SEBC Leadership 21, West Chester Chamber Alliance Leadership Development Program, 2010
  • Former Chairman, Board of Directors, Kentucky Newport Aquarium/WAVE Foundation
  • Registered Professional Engineer
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Construction Law), 2015–2018
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Construction Law with a Band 4 ranking, 2012–2014
  • Named, Ohio Rising Star 2010, Ohio Super Lawyers
  • Ranked, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
Education
  • Capital University Law School (J.D., 2001)
  • The Ohio State University College of Engineering (B.S. in civil engineering, 1995); member, Chi Epsilon, the National Civil Engineering Honor Society
  • Bowling Green State University (studied architectural design, 1988-1990)
  • Trial Advocacy Training, Judge Ralph Adam Fine
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Training (NITA) Deposition Training
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